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PRC to Replace Characters with Pinyin?! -NOOO!

I hope I am not re-posting this discussion, but I searched for the topic, and ended up with nothing, so here I go. . http://eastasiastudent…

Started by Tiao Wu in General questions / discussions

3 on Thursday
Reply by Zhongwen Xuesheng

what are the problems you have when you study Chinese?

Im a chinese teacher in ZUFE University in Hangzhou, id like to know what are the difficulties learners will meet while they are studying…

Started by Erica Xu in Can you help with this?

6 on Thursday
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New Members - How long will you study Chinese?

This is a topic designed for New Members. There are no wrong answers and there's no reason to be shy - it's just an easy way to get started…

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?

51 Sep 9
Reply by Joenhiy Eswe

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Daily sentence

人生在世,当有所为,有所不为。 Rénshēng zàishì, dāng yǒu suǒ wéi, yǒu suǒ bù wéi. Living life, should be do something, and shouldn't.

Started by 秦胜 in Discuss slang, phrases or idioms

56 Sep 7
Reply by Mats Fredholm

English translation of Chinese dishes/menus in Beijing

Hey guys! I am a student currently writing my diploma thesis and I would really appreciate if you could help me :) My thesis deals with the…

Started by 保拉 Pavla in Can you help with this?

0 Sep 5

how best to learn chinese characters?

Hi  Can someone help how do we learn chinese characters and remember them please writing them down over and over and reading please should…

Started by 彼得 pieter in Can you help with this?

2 Sep 4
Reply by 彼得 pieter

I need spoken chinese

Hello everybody,Currently I am studying chinese at the university of leiden. unfortunately the programme is not paying enough attention to…

Started by Gert-Jan in Can you help with this?

7 Sep 1
Reply by Erica Xu

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Has Anyone Used the Disney Books Apps "Learn Chinese Toy-Story 3" yet ?

Has anyone tried the "Learn Chinese : Toy Story 3 " APP yet and is it only for the i-pad at this time still ?  It looks good in this video…

Started by Thomas Doherty in General questions / discussions

1 Aug 23
Reply by Thomas Doherty

Myth/Tale of the Gold Brick

There is an old tale involving somebody lending somebody else a gold brick when they were in trouble, and the security of the gold getting…

Started by David Lloyd-Jones in General questions / discussions

4 Aug 23
Reply by Thomas Doherty

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What does " 冶春茶社 " ?

Saw a picture of the front entrance to a Yangzhou Dim Sum House called " 冶春茶社 ". Does this mean in English "The all dressed-up spring tea c…

Started by Thomas Doherty in Discuss slang, phrases or idioms

0 Aug 23

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A kids song for Chinese New Year from Ni Hao Kai Lan

"A link to a fine presentation of the song's Chinese lyrics, Pinyin and English translation:     http://derangedsheep08.blogspot.com/2011/01/gong-xi-gong-xi.html    ;"
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A kids song for Chinese New Year from Ni Hao Kai Lan

"This song titled "Wishing You Happiness and Prosperity" has a Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wishing_You_Happiness_and_Prosperity"
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第二春 The Ding Dong Song - 樱花 Sakura Teng (华Mandarin / 英 English)

"Is the song "Second Spring" a traditional song or was it written by 姚敏  Yao Ming or was it a rewrite of an existing traditional Chinese song ? From what I have seen on the internet so far, I am not sure but I would guess if he did not…"
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第二春 The Ding Dong Song - 樱花 Sakura Teng (华Mandarin / 英 English)

"What does second spring mean ? 第二春是什么意思? Dì èr chūn shì shénme yìsi? The Baidu Site asked readers and got many answers:    …"
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